Footscray win by 2 points
Goalkickers: Burgmann 4, Parke 3, Bourke 2, McKenzie 2, Wells 1, Payne 1
Five goals to one in the third quarter gave the Bulldogs the lead. Melbourne hit back to get in front in the last quarter before losing.
Newspaper reports suggest the 'goal' that won the Bulldogs the game was "clearly a point". They earned $2800 for their success, while Melbourne got $1800.
Best were Townsend, Davis and Lakes. Clark replaced Keenan in the last quarter.
B: Davis, Hodges, M. Walker
HB: Sullivan, Hardeman, Feldmann
C: Alves, Bourke, Rollinson
HF: Burgmann, Parke, McKenzie
F: Payne, Dillon, Townsend
Foll: Keenan, Lakes, Wells
Res: Sinclair, D. Clark
Em: Biffin, Carr, Weekes